‘PERGE ET PERAGE’
Our motto was suggested by Leonard Harper, who was elected the New Zealand Alpine Club’s first president in 1891. It can be translated: ‘Take Action and Pursue Our Goals with Enthusiasm’.
Box Elder Green and Tangerine (1940's)
Navy Blue and White (present day)
The objectives of the Club are to encourage mountaineering, rock climbing and allied activities, and the enjoyment and conservation of mountain regions; and to bring together those interested in climbing (Club Rule 2a).
The Club aims to provide services for climbers, protect the interests and safety of climbers, and promote climbing activities (Club Rule 2b).
Strategic Plan 2010–2015
The Strategic Plan outlines the vision, core purpose and key strategic initiatives of the Club.
NZAC Strategic Plan 2010–15 (PDF, 86KB)
The Club’s structure and operations are defined in its rules.
NZAC Club rules